Social Programme

The conference also offers different occasions to get to know other participants and for dialogue with colleagues.

Excursion „TERENO test site Wüstebach“ and "Rurtalsperre Schwammenauel"
On Monday, 25 September 2023, 7:30 am - 5:30 pm the conference participants have the opportunity to join excursion.
The field excursion will visit the TERENO test site Wüstebach, which is a key experimental research site of the Lower Rhine Valley-Eifel terrestrial observatory of TERENO. The Wüstebach test site is also part of the DFG project SFB-TR32 "Patterns in Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere Systems: Monitoring, Modelling and Data Assimilation" and belongs to LTER-D network.
The impressive Rutalsperre Schwammenauel with a capacity of 205 million cbm is one of the largest dams in Germany. The 480 meter long dam wall consists of a layer of earth and rock with a clay seal and a concrete base.

Please note that the excursion is not included in the conference fee and an extra booking option.

Special Event and Apero "Franco-German research and scientific cooperations"
The kick-off for the conference reception will be a special event on Monday, 25 Setember, 6 pm -7 pm.
Samuel Pujade-Renaud will moderate the exchange on Franco-German scientific and research cooperations: history, timeliness, funding opportunities.
All conference attendees are cordially invited to join this event at the conference venue.

Conference Reception
A conference reception and ice breaker party (DJ starts at 8:30 pm) will be open for all conference participants on Monday, 25 September, 7 pm at the conference venue. All conference attendees are cordially invited to this reception.

Conference Dinner
The Conference Dinner will be held on Wednesday, 27 September 2023 on the river boat “Moby Dick” – a pleasant and relaxing way to have dinner and enjoy the river Rhine.
Please note that the conference dinner is not included in the conference fee and an extra booking option.

Last Modified: 11.09.2023